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Holy Cross Ranger District 24747 US Hwy 24 P.O. Box 190 Minturn, CO 81645 (970) 827- 5715 - Voice (970) 827-9343 - Fax

United States Department of Agriculture

HIKING

LOST LAKE TRAIL #1893 Length: 3.73 miles between trailheads Difficulty: Easiest Beginning Elevation: 9,651 ft. Elevation Gain: +808 ft. - 416 ft. = +392 ft.

Trail Use: Moderate Open To: Hiking, Biking, Horseback, OHV Ending Elevation: 10,043 ft. USGS Map(s): Vail West

Access from Vail: From I-70, take Exit 176 for Vail. Turn to the north and proceed on North Frontage Road to Red Sandstone Road #700: • WEST TRAILHEAD - continue up Road #700 for 6 miles to the trailhead parking on the right. • EAST TRAILHEAD - proceed up Road #700 to the first right turn, Lost Lake Road #786. Follow this very rough 4WD road to the trailhead taking a left turn at each fork. Trail Highlights: From the west trailhead, the trail follows a ridge dividing the Piney and Red Sandstone drainages while traveling though lodgepole pine and aspen groves. Where the trail forks to the left to Piney Lake, go straight. The trail gradually climbs 600 feet to the trails high point then drops slightly to Lost Lake. Continue .75 mile on the trail to reach the east trailhead. This portion of the trail passes through forest and meadows and crosses Red Sandstone Creek. Important Information: Due to the relative ease of this trail, it gets heavy use from hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders, and OHVs. Please remember to pack out what you pack in. If camping in this area, use low impact camping techniques and camp at least 200 feet from the lake and trail. This trail passes through an area that was logged in 1987-88. This demonstrates that National Forest land is used for a large variety of activities and resources.

PACK IT IN - PACK IT OUT!!

LEAVE NO TRACE!!

This map is intended for use as a general guide only, not for actual land navigation. The White River National Forest strongly suggests purchasing a topographic map and compass prior to your hiking trip.

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